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Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc. Invermay Park, Victoria

Returned & Services League of Australia, Victorian Sub-Branch. We hold wartime memorabilia covering all theatres of war. The Ballarat RSL is functioning as a traditional Sub Branch situated on the outskirts of Ballarat, just a 6 minute drive from the CBD. The RSL is a part of 'Midlands - Ballarat RSL Sports and Services Club' which offers full Bar/Bistro/Gaming services as well as an 18 hole golf course and lawn bowls. Our sole responsibility is the welfare/social interaction of our members.

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330 Heinz Lane Invermay Park Victoria 3350 (map)
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+61 03 5332 3300

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Souvenir Coasters - x 3

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Dawn Pope (F3207460). Dawn Pope was not a prisoner of war.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Australia Remembers - 1945 - 1995"

Artillery Cartridge - 25lb

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Bayonet & Scabbard

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Publication - "Salamaua Siege"

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Medal - Greek

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Card

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Xmas and New Year Greetings from 457 Squadron (front)

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This object relates to Jeffrey Victor DALE. He was born on 12/11/1918 in Melbourne, VIC. Jeffrey Victor served in the RAAF (252753 / 213390) enlisting on, 13/02/1939 in Canterbury, VIC before being discharged from duties with the I PERSONNEL DEPOT STAFF as a RAAF Commissioned Flight Lieutenant (FLTLT) on 26/11/1945. Jeffrey Victor DALE was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Valerie DALE.

Inscriptions & Markings

For Xmas & New Year, darling. All my love, Jeffrey

1939 - 1945 Star

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to George Henry BARTLETT. He was born on 1/07/1877 in Beaufort, VIC. George Henry served in the aif (5975) enlisting on, 20/03/1918 in Ballarat, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 8 BATTN as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 14/07/1920. George Henry BARTLETT was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Catherine BARTLETT (Wife).

Badge with Portrait

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Gordon FINK. He was born on 18/01/1885 in Melbourne, VIC. Gordon served in the AIF (674) enlisting on, 18/11/1914 in Melbourne, VIC before being killed in action on duties with the 16 BATTN as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 02/05/1915. Gordon FINK was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Theodore FINK (Father)

Photograph - Lge on cardboard

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to George William BRADY. He was born on 1/01/1887 in Geelong, VIC. George William served in the AIF (3173) enlisting on, 06/03/1916 in Geelong, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 38TH BATTN as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 17/06/1919. George William BRADY was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Jane BRADY (Wife).

Publication - "The Fall of Mussolini's East African Empire"

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Badge - RSS & AILA Hospital Service

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Record of Service Book

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Geoffrey Ronald COOK. He was born on 04/09/1920 in Skipton, VIC. Geoffrey Ronald served in the (VX77784) enlisting on, 12/03/1942 in Mingay, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 2/6 AUST CAB COMMANDO SQN as a Army Non-Commissioned Sergeant (SGT) on 10/03/1944. Geoffrey Ronald COOK was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Thomas COOK.

Australian Active Service Medal 1945-1975

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Edward Gerald CAMPION. He was born on 30/10/1924 in Liverpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND. Edward Gerald served in the RAN (R40903) enlisting on, 31/08/1951 in Auburn, VIC before being discharged from duties with the HMAS SYDNEY as a on 22/02/1952. Edward Gerald CAMPION was a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Josephine CAMPION (Mother). Edward Campion was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, Australian Active Service Medal 1945-1975, Defence Medal, France and Germany Star, Korea Medal, UN Medal for Korea, War Medal 1939-1945.

War Medal 1939-1945

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Sydney William KENNEDY. He was born on 06/03/1923 in Echuca, VIC. Sydney William served in the Army (VX116590) enlisting on, 20/09/1942 in Echuca East, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 0 AUST HEAVY BATTERY as a Army Non-Commissioned Gunner (GNR) on 26/06/1946. Sydney William KENNEDY was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Louisa KENNEDY. Sydney Kennedy was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, Australia Service Medal 1939-1946, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945.

Book - "The Soldiers pocket Book"

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Alan Neil Black

Certificate of Discharge - Framed

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

RSL Badge No. V62497 and TPI Badge included in frame

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This object relates to Rosalie Dolores HENSELEIT. She was born on 26/09/1929 in Horsham, VIC. Rosalie Dolores served in the RAAF Nursing Service (N43989) enlisting on, 01/01/1955 before being discharged from duties with the 902nd AEROMED EVAC SQN USAF on 28/04/1967. She served as Nurse in RAAF and participated in medical evacuation of the wounded from Vietnam. Rosalie Dolores HENSELEIT was not a prisoner of war. Rosalie Henseleit was awarded the Australian Active Service Medal 1945-1975 and the Vietnam Medal. Rosalie was a Branch Member.

Epaulettes - x 6 Camouflage - Captain

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Historical information

This object relates to Dawn Pope (F3207460). Dawn Pope was not a prisoner of war.

Photograph - Sydney William KENNEDY

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Historical information

This object relates to Sydney William KENNEDY. He was born on 06/03/1923 in Echuca, VIC. Sydney William served in the Army (VX116590) enlisting on, 20/09/1942 in Echuca East, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 0 AUST HEAVY BATTERY as a Army Non-Commissioned Gunner (GNR) on 26/06/1946. Sydney William KENNEDY was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Louisa KENNEDY. Sydney Kennedy was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, Australia Service Medal 1939-1946, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945.

Ticket - The Methodist Church of Australasia

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to John Leonard GROAT. He was born on 1/02/1897 in Ballarat, VIC. John Leonard served in the AIF (12458) enlisting on, 21/10/1915 in Ballarat, VIC before being killed in action on duties with the 10th FLD AMBUL as a Army Non-Commissioned Lance Corporal / Lance Bombardier (LCPL/LBDR) on 16/10/1917. John Leonard GROAT was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Frederick Thomas GROAT (Father). John Groat was awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal, British Military Medal GV.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Quarterly ticket for June, 1917" issued to Len Groat

Folder Newspaper Clippings WW2

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Badge - Returned from Active Service

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Victory Medal

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Ian Grant GRAHAM. He was born on 13/05/1912 in Ballarat, VIC. Ian Grant served in the Army (VX115742; V52949) enlisting on, 12/08/1942 in Ballarat, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 8 AUST INF BATTN as a Army Non-Commissioned Sergeant (SGT) on 12/12/1945. Ian Grant GRAHAM was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Gwen GRAHAM.

Folder - Pictures League & Social Club Committee

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Incl 1948, 1949, 1950, 1967/8, British Ex-Service Legion of Aust. 1933, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1986/87

Souvenir - The Lord's Prayer (x 4)

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Crafted from US 1 cent pieces 1944

Badge - Handcrafted MOP

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Inscriptions & Markings

"Mother" in box Old ID No = 470

Trench craft - Ashtray

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Shell Case Base with lge bullet in middle; replica P-38 Lightning fighter plane (made from bullets) mounted on top of lge bullet

Display Box - Wooden

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

With 5 Medals & printout of MM Citation

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This object relates to Albury NEAL. He was born on 1/01/1893 in Ballarat, VIC. Albury served in the AIF (1885) enlisting on, 26/02/1916 in Ballarat, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 39 BATTN as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 11/03/1919. His next of kin is Albury NEAL. Gladys Neal was awarded the Australia Service Medal 1939-1946 and War Medal 1939-1945. Albury NEAL was not a prisoner of war.

Poster - Framed "Colour Patches of the AMF - World War II"

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Badge - RSL

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

RSL badge no = V63556 'Old' Badge logo with three (3) servicemen & '98' year clip

$1 Coin - Commemorative Centenary of the Australian Army 2001

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

In presentation folder 'C' Mintmark coin